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and jeff sessions, republican of alabama. >>> then america's role in the world. how will this week's agreement on nuclear disarmament make the country safer? why are so many friends and foes alike defying the united states? our conversation with secretary of state hillary clinton and secretary of defense robert gates. >>> finally the roundtable takes on the growing left-right divide over the president's leadership, the congressional elections and the politics of the court. columnist for "the new york times" david brooks, chief washington correspondent for "the new york times" david sanger, syndicated "washington post" columnist kathleen parker and former democratic congressman from tennessee and chair of the democratic leadership council, harold ford, junior. >>> first, the politics of the supreme court. the president has another big decision to make, the second court vacancy in two years. how are the white house and republicans weighing the confirmation battle ahead? joining us to talk about that exclusively, two members at the heart of the debate, senate judiciary committee, chai
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, senator, here in america? >> the threat is real to nonaviation transportation. all you've got to do is look around the world, not only to the terrible tragedy in rash yeah last week, but remember the train bombings in london and madrid and earlier in mumbai. so these are targets. and we know that and we're doing a lot, our government is, working with state and local officials to both in ways that are visible and ways that are not visible to raise our defenses on trains and subways and buses. but, david, to me -- in our committee we've done hearings on this and i continue to believe that this -- that nonaviation is the vulnerable part of our transportation system. we frankly need to give it more than we're giving it now to protect the american people. i worry about this. >> secretary chertoff, i want to get to some domestic terror concerns, but before i do that i want to talk about another element of terrorism. you were head of the criminal division in the justice department. this issue of civilian trilsz for terror suspects is one you're quite familiar with. now, clearly, kol lead s
system works in america? the chairman an ranking member of the banking committee, chris dodd of connecticut and republican senator richard shelby of alabama. then the growing political divide, arizona's governor with the toughest immigration law. president obama calls it misguided. plus, populous anger against wall street. the ceo of goldman sachs prepares to answer questions, but at the same time deepening distrust of government's role in the economy. how will voters sort it out in november? our roundtable weighs in. "the new york times'" david  cbs erin burnett, npr michele norris and "newsweek's" evan thomas. captions paid for by first an exclusive interview with the men at the center of the debate, the chairman and ranking member of the senate banking committee, senator chris dodd and senator richard shelby. welcome both of you back to "meet the press. >> thank you, david. >> good to have you here. this is high noon for financial reforms. senator dodd, the big question is do you have a deal? >> well, richard and i spent a lot of time together over the last year working o
of, again, selling a financial product that it would itself not buy. doesn't this feed what america really recent about how wall street is operating? >> i can't comment on the merits of this case. in this financial crisis you saw a range of terrible things happen, catastrophic failures in judgments by people running these institutions, catastrophic failures in institutions, and the consequences were devastating. >> is it time to start teaching people lessons on wall street? >> i think again the best thing we can do for the country is to make sure we put in place strong protections, rules of the game, reforms with teeth. you want a system that acts preemptively to prevent these thing from happening, not come up and clean the mess up later. the best way to protect americans is to put a stronger system in place where people were able to act ahead of the storm, ahead of the abuse, ahead of the crisis. >> let's talk more broadly about financial regulation. earlier this year, president obama issued a declarative statement. let me play it for you. >> never again will the american taxpayer
in america, we have to end once and for all the con seen know atmosphere on wall street, where they're gambling basically on synthetic ideas with somebody else's money, putting banks and our whole banking system at risk and producing nothing. >> loot of people in the public hear that kind of rhetoric and look at the record of contributions from a firm like goldman sachs and the securities industry and investment industry. let's put up on the screen for the two of you and for president obama as well, what some of the contributions were from employees and family members. for the president, over a million from goldman, over nearly 16 million in securities and investment industry. and both of you, significant amounts from the industry as a whole. senator dodd, how is that relevant, how do you separate all that out when you have firms making significant contributions to you? >> someone who is a strong supporter of public financing of federal elections, i think the system is deeply troubling. i also believe that most members of congress that i know don't sell their votes for contributions
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